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Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 766

Lucius Verus. AD 161-169. Æ Sestertius (33mm, 26.81 g, 11h). Rome mint. Struck AD 161.


Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part I
Lot: 766.
 Estimated: $ 1 000

Roman Imperial, Bronze

Sold For $ 2 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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Lucius Verus. AD 161-169. Æ Sestertius (33mm, 26.81 g, 11h). Rome mint. Struck AD 161. IMP CΛES L ΛVREL VERVS ΛVG, bareheaded, draped, and cuirassed bust right / CONCORD ΛVGVSTOR TR P, S C across field; COS II in exergue, Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus, both togate, standing left and right, clasping right hands and each holding volumen in left hand. RIC III 1282; MIR 18, 16-16/15; Banti 19 var. (break in obv. legend); BMCRE 858 . Hard dark green patina. Near EF. A stunning coin in hand.

From the Jack A. Frazer Collection. Ex Gilbert Steinberg Collection (Numismatica Ars Classica & Spink Taisei, 16 November 1994), lot 492; Schweizerischer Bankverein 26 (22 January 1991), lot 582; Rosenberg 72 (11 July 1932), lot 1281.


The final winners of all Triton XXIII lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 14-15 January 2020. Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part II will be held Wednesday morning, 15 January 2020 beginning at 9:00 AM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and in person at the public auction, 22.50% for all others.